Connecticut Women's Consortium
2321 Whitney Avenue, Ste 401
Hamden CT 06518
Contact Information
Address 2321 Whitney Avenue, Ste 401
Hamden, CT 06518-
Telephone (203) 9096888 x
Fax 203-9096894
Web and Social Media
The mission of the Connecticut Women's Consortium is to ensure that the behavioral health system responds to the needs of women and the people and organizations that affect them.
At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 1999
Former Names
The Consortium for Substance Abusing Women and their Children (CSAW)
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years Yes
CEO/Executive Director Colette Anderson
Board Chair Carol Huckaby
Board Chair Company Affiliation Albertus Magnus College
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expenses Bar Graph - All Years
Mission The mission of the Connecticut Women's Consortium is to ensure that the behavioral health system responds to the needs of women and the people and organizations that affect them.
Background The Connecticut Women's Consortium (CWC) is a nonprofit organization that provides education, training, advocacy, and policy development on gender-responsive and trauma-informed care.

Our audience includes men and women, state agencies, nonprofits, clinicians, social workers, teachers, students, and others interested in mental health, addiction and behavioral health care.

The CWC includes both local and national experts in our training catalogs. We also lead on initiatives and programs that support trauma-informed, gender-responsive practices, such as our Intimate Partner Violence Project for incarcerated women or the Trauma and Gender Practice Improvement Collaborative (TAG Initiative) with Connecticut's Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Read more about our history.
Impact We envision that behavioral health care systems serving women will be accessible, effective, and practice holistic, trauma-informed and gender-responsive care. To achieve this vision we strive to eliminate discrimination and promote excellence in the care for women through education, training, advocacy, and policy development.
  • Connect with funders for women’s issues at the state and federal level.
  • Seek collaboration to forward policy with Judicial, DCF, DOC, CSSD and Project Safe statewide.
  • Launch our new Learning Management System (LMS) to increase the capacity of our training services statewide and nationally.
  • Launch an updated website to support the LMS.
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Community Improvement, Capacity Building / Community Improvement, Capacity Building N.E.C.
Secondary Organization Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention / Alliances & Advocacy
Areas Served
In a specific U.S. city, cities, state(s) and/or region.
State wide
East Haven
Lower Naugatuck Valley
New Haven
North Branford
North Haven
West Haven
Connecticut, Greater New Haven, National
Description It is the belief of The Connecticut Women's Consortium that services should be designed not just for men, but also for women. A trauma-informed, gender-responsive approach to care is part of the CWCs ultimate vision.
Criminal Justice Trauma and Gender Project (CJ TAG): The Criminal Justice Trauma and Gender Project (CJ TAG) is technical assistance and training for Greater New Haven criminal justice agencies in trauma-informed and gender-responsive care. Learn more
Girl's Circle: The Girl’s Circle Model by One Circle Foundation is a support group for girls ages 9-18 years. It aims to promote girls’ growth and development by promoting a safe setting within which girls can develop relationships and use their voices. Programs are designed to address relationships, empowerment, resiliency, identity, friendships, body image, diversity, family and strength for girls at a critical time in their development. The CT Women's Consortium will offer free training slots in August 2016 for agencies in the Greater New Haven area to become certified in the model. Learn more
Trauma and Gender Initiative: The Trauma and Gender Practice Improvement Collaborative (TAG Initiative) promotes trauma-informed, gender responsive care by presenting best practices, providing information, identifying tools, working with national trainers, and consultants. Learn more

Women's Services Practice Improvement Collaborative: WSPIC is a collaborative of the Connecticut Women's Consortium, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), and women's specialty service providers funded by DMHAS. WSPIC focuses on improving behavioral health services for women. Learn more
Population Served Females / /
CEO/Executive Director
Colette Anderson
Term Start Apr 2012
Number of Full Time Staff 6
Number of Part Time Staff 4
Number of Volunteers 0
Staff Retention Rate 100%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 6
Hispanic/Latino 3
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 1
Female 9
Unspecified 0
Board Chair
Carol Huckaby
Company Affiliation Albertus Magnus College
Term Jan 2017 to Dec 2020
Board of Directors
Kelly Ann Day
Kenn Harris
Carol Huckaby Albertus Magnus College
Maria LaSala First Presbyterian Church of New Haven
Kathryn Ring
Michael Rowe Yale PRCH
Kimberly Selvaggi
Carleen Zambetti
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 2
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 6
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 6
Fiscal Year Start July 01 2017
Fiscal Year End June 30 2018
Projected Revenue $1,515,636.00
Projected Expenses $1,496,268.00
Credit Line Yes
Reserve Fund No
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Revenue Sources ChartHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201620152014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$1,091,986$1,048,912$1,205,377
Individual Contributions------
Investment Income, Net of Losses$180$149$127
Membership Dues------
Special Events------
Revenue In-Kind------
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$1,580,461$1,183,365$1,319,047
Administration Expense$161,184$67,169$68,649
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.081.131.03
Program Expense/Total Expenses91%95%95%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets$751,759$648,963$427,741
Current Assets$611,157$574,870$342,387
Long-Term Liabilities$0$2,452$2,452
Current Liabilities$124,106$153,881$95,075
Total Net Assets$627,653$492,630$330,214
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountState of CT, DMHAS $1,073,294DMHAS $978,299Dept. Mental Health & Addiction Services $998,299
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountThe Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $76,583DPH $70,613U.S. Dept of Housing & Urban Dev. $125,091
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- --DPH $81,987
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities4.923.743.60
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%1%
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
CEO Comments
Foundation Staff Comments

This profile, including the financial summaries prepared and submitted by the organization based on its own independent and/or internal audit processes and regulatory submissions, has been read by the Foundation. Financial information is inputted by Foundation staff directly from the organization’s IRS Form 990, audited financial statements or other financial documents approved by the nonprofit’s board. The Foundation has not audited the organization’s financial statements or tax filings, and makes no representations or warranties thereon. The Community Foundation is continuing to receive information submitted by the organization and may periodically update the organization’s profile to reflect the most current financial and other information available. The organization has completed the fields required by The Community Foundation and updated their profile in the last year. To see if the organization has received a competitive grant from The Community Foundation in the last five years, please go to the General Information Tab of the profile.

Address 2321 Whitney Avenue, Ste 401
Hamden, CT 06518
Primary Phone 203 9096888
CEO/Executive Director Colette Anderson
Board Chair Carol Huckaby
Board Chair Company Affiliation Albertus Magnus College


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